Washington, D.C. (November 20, 2012) – Today, the Application Developers Alliance welcomed ten new corporate members. Appboy, BluFocus, Brightcove, Millennial Media, MindSmack Games, Nexercise, Seva Call, Speek, Tapgage, and Therapylinq have joined the Alliance.
"We are proud to join the Application Developers Alliance and support our shared mission of empowering developers and fostering growth and innovation in the developer community. We are lucky to work with many talented Web developers through our App Cloud mobile app platform, and we look forward to broadening the App Cloud developer community through the Alliance,” said Chris Little, Director of Product Marketing, App Cloud for Brightcove.
As Alliance members, the companies will have the opportunity to collaborate with the Alliance’s network of more than 15,000 application developers, sponsor events, access industry research, and join Alliance policy advocacy efforts. In addition, the new members will be able to participate in Alliance working groups. MindSmack Games will become part of the soon-to-be-launched Kids and Education working group; Nexercise and Therapylinq will join the soon-to-be-launched Health and Medical Apps working group; and Tapgage will join the Business and Revenue working group.
“We're excited to join the Application Developers Alliance and its Health and Medical Apps working group. It will give us a chance to work with other leaders in the field to shape the future of our industry, and we can't wait to get started,” said Adam Kerpelman, Co-Founder and CEO of Therapylinq.
“BluFocus is excited to join the Application Developers Alliance. BluFocus has been providing testing, certification, and advisory services for clients and app developers for many years. We look forward to bringing our knowledge and experience to the Application Developers Alliance and its members to work together for the benefit of the apps industry,” said Juan Reyes, CTO of BluFocus.
“Our membership reflects the full breadth of today’s app economy,” said Application Developers Alliance President Jon Potter. “The companies joining the Alliance today include apps, ad networks, and essential developer tools, and we’re thrilled to welcome them to the App Developers Alliance.”
The new members joining today are:
Appboy is a leader and pioneer of Mobile App CRM. Appboy's platform combines analytics, marketing channels, customer segmentation, and customer service for mobile apps. Appboy provides a platform that enables developers and marketers of apps to understand and engage their mobile customer better than ever before. Appboy's investors include Blumberg Capital, Metamorphic Ventures, Bullpen Capital T5 capital and Accelerator Ventures. Ryan Holmes, CEO of Hootsuite, Jon Ferrara, CEO of Nimble, Bipul Sinha, Partner at Lightspeed Ventures sit as Advisors. For more information please visit www.appboy.com.
BluFocus Inc. is an advanced testing, certification and advisory service specialist for the Entertainment industry. BluFocus tests and certifies technologies, devices, content, apps and software that reside, playback, stream, and/or download for Blu-ray, DVD, Set Top Boxes, Mobile Devices, Displays, Gaming Consoles and more in the areas of broadcast, home entertainment, theatrical, and digital distribution.
Brightcove App Cloud
Millennial Media is a leading independent mobile advertising and data platform. The company delivers the technology, tools and services app developers and mobile website publishers need to maximize advertising revenue, acquire new users and gain audience insights.
MindSmack Games is focused on designing and developing creative and intuitive apps that make you laugh and want to keep playing over and over again.
Nexercise delivers motivation to people who want to lose weight and get in better shape. As seen on the television show "The Doctors" and in several leading publications, the free Nexercise iPhone and Android app motivates people to lose weight, get more fit, and finally be consistent in their exercise behaviors.
Seva Call is a free online service that helps consumers find high quality local professionals by doing all the searching and calling for them in about 100 seconds. Finding a service professional (lawyer, plumber, dentist, tree remover, etc.) is faster and simpler than using any other method.
Speek is a super simple, free and visual conference platform that uses a personal or business link (speek.com/yourname), rather than a traditional phone number and PIN to connect conference calls. See who’s on the call, who’s talking, share files, view social profiles, and use call controls.
Tapgage is a Go-to Mobile Interstitial Ad network. Tapgage helps mobile app developers/publishers monetize their mobile traffic over iOS, Android, Windows phone and more. Working with over 20+ networks to provide high fill rates on mobile traffic globally and earning high eCPM's for developers/publishers through targeted Interstitial ads.
Therapylinq is the future of mental healthcare. It’s the revolutionary, HIPPA compliant, way to manage a practice. This includes payments, paperwork, web-presence and secure, integrated, video-chat sessions. Therapylinq also introduces the downtime eliminating “QuickConnect” video feature, allowing professionals to maximize and control their schedule while giving clients access to instant consultation.
About The Application Developers Alliance
The Application Developers Alliance is an industry association dedicated to meeting the unique needs of application developers as creators, innovators, and entrepreneurs. Alliance members include more than 15,000 individual application developers and dozens of companies, investors, and stakeholders in the apps ecosystem.